|The Place to Get Well - Theodore Desloge/Wilson Dalzell|
Educate children on what to expect when going into the hospital This movie was made for St. Louis Children's Hospital in St.Louis, Mo in 1958. It was made to ease the fears of children that may need to go for a hospital stay. It was directed by Roger E. Leonhardt at Premier Film and Recording Corp. in St. Louis. You may recognize the name of Wilson Dalzell as a pioneer in audio. He developed the 33 1/3 LP format...
Downloads: 799 (1 review)
|Bill and Coo (1948) - pearlheartgtr|
Welcome to Chirpendale. There's plenty of parking space, plus it has everything: a bar where bird citizens can drink junebug sundaes and listen to jazzy music. But the bird citizens are terrorized by an evil raven called "The Black Menace", but a pluck young bird named Bill Singer, who's a taxi driver by day, comes to the aid of a damsel in distress, Coo, who's trapped in a fire. And soon the circus comes to town, Bill and Coo get box perches and witness ferocious feats and even laugh along with...
Keywords: Bill; Coo; Bill and Coo
Downloads: 1,609 (1 review)
|Freedom Highway (Part II) - Fairbanks (Jerry) Productions|
A Greyhound bus transports us through the landscape of American mythology. Directed by Harold Schuster. Director of Photography: Jerry Fairbanks. Screenplay: Charles L. Tedford, Leo S. Rosencrans. Film Editor: Milton Kleinberg. Art Director: Theobold Holsopple. Production Supervisor: John McKennon. Musical Supervision: Edward Paul. Assistant Director: Robert Scrivner. With Marshall Thompson (Mysterious Stranger); Tommy Kirk (Jimmy Rollins); Morris Ankrum (Fred Schroder); Angie Dickinson (Mary); ...
Keywords: Patriotism; Transportation: Bus; Travelogues
Downloads: 10,823 (3 reviews)
|These Are My People (Part II) - Columbia Gas System Service Corporation|
0663 PA8643 These Are My People from 037.07; Columbia Gas System 1959
Keywords: Motion Pictures: Sponsored; Petroleum Industry; Occupations: Petroleum Workers; Oil Industry
Downloads: 2,006 (4 reviews)
|Why Play Leap Frog? - Sutherland (John) Productions, Inc.|
Cold War-era cartoon aimed at convincing workers that increased productivity brings about greater purchasing power.
Keywords: Economics; Cold War; Animation: Advertising
Downloads: 22,647 (4 reviews)
|"Cavalcade of Stars": Arthur Clodfrey|
Clip from the 50's TV series "Cavalcade of Stars" featuring a parody of Arthur Godfrey called "Arthur Clodfrey Time". Features parodies of early commercials and plugs, and the unpredictable nature of live TV. Certainly historically important, But you really have to know about early commercials to find this funny, Otherwise you will be confused.
Keywords: Classic TV; Early Commercials; DuMont Network; DuMont Television Network
Downloads: 3,516 (6 reviews)
1950s industrial film and television stock music by B. Loose and J. Seely
Keywords: Seely; Loose
Downloads: 4,727 (4 reviews)
|Plane Talk - Fairbanks (Jerry) Productions|
Shows the varied forms of communications used by commercial air carriers in confirming reservations, preparing aircraft for flight, monitoring aircraft in flight and maintaining air-to-ground contact. With good imagery of passenger airline operations at the moment when air travel was just becoming a mass phenomenon. Director: Leo Rosencrans.
Keywords: Communication: Radio; Communication: Telephone; Aviation: Commercial
Downloads: 13,442 (5 reviews)
1950s stock music used on TV. Composed by B. Loose and J. Seely
Keywords: Loose; Seely
Downloads: 8,912 (5 reviews)
|"Meet Corliss Archer" - A Date for Doris|
Episode "A Date for Doris" of the short-lived 50's sitcom "Meet Corliss Archer".
Keywords: Classic TV; 50's Television; Fifties; Retro; Sitcom; Comedy
Downloads: 3,672 (9 reviews)
|Selling as a Career|
TYPICAL DAY OF WORK OF ART WILLIAMS, SALESMAN OF SPORTING GOODS. PREPARATIONS AT HOME FOR NEXT DAY'S WORK, FILLS OUT REPORTS, ESTIMATES SALES PROSPECTS, SCHEDULES CALLS. FOCUSES ON PROCEEDURES & PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS.
Downloads: 6,232 (6 reviews)
|"The Perry Como Show" - 1952 Episode|
Episode of "The Perry Como Show" from 1952. This broadcast features Perry Como singing several relaxing 50's pop songs. As with most 50's Variety shows, This show was done live, and is now Public Domain.
Keywords: Perry Como; The Perry Como Show; 50's Music; 1950's Music; Traditional Pop; 50's Pop Music; Pop Music; Public Domain TV; Classic TV
Downloads: 16,374 (6 reviews)
|Inside Story of Modern Gasoline, The - Fairbanks (Jerry) Inc.|
Combination animation/live-action film showing how gasoline is refined and used. With striking images of gas stations, auto travel, and automobiles.
Keywords: Oil industry; Automobiles; Occupations: Petroleum industry
Downloads: 20,331 (7 reviews)
|Bus Driver, The - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films|
Father and son travel by bus from New York to Pittsburgh in the days when bus travel still attracted elite passengers.
Keywords: Transportation: Bus
Downloads: 8,801 (9 reviews)
|Shopping Can Be Fun: A New Concept in Merchandising - Kelley (George H.)|
How the Hillsdale Shopping Center in San Mateo, California increased traffic with a sophisticated program of advertising and promotion. Excellent footage of stores and shoppers in an upscale suburb. Some footage from this film was used in IN THE SUBURBS. Producer and Photographer: George H. Kelley. Kodachrome.
Keywords: Consumerism; Shopping centers; San Francisco Bay Area: San Mateo County
Downloads: 14,222 (9 reviews)
|Big Bounce, The - Fairbanks (Jerry) Productions|
The story of the Echo communications satellite project, and how scientists learned to bounce a radio signal off a big balloon. Written by Robert Engel and Leo S. Rosencrans. Narrator: Larry Thor. Producer and Photographer: Jerry Fairbanks. Editor: Richard Fritch, ASC. Production Manager: John McKennon. Assistant Director: Robert Scrivner. Musical Direction: Edward Paul. Original Score: Gene Kauer. Sound: Lawrence Aicholtz...
Keywords: Communication: Telephone; Space: Satellites; Communication: Satellite
Downloads: 18,718 (11 reviews)
|Parent To Child About Sex|
Help us get more films like this online! This film was digitized and uploaded thanks to contributions from this project: www.indiegogo.com/avgeeks100miles While this films producers should be applauded for their sensible approach in teaching parents how to talk to kids about sex, the awkward reading of cue cards and embarrassing situations will produce nervous giggles among even the most jaded audiences...
Downloads: 88,990 (14 reviews)
|[Television Commercials: Telephone] - Unknown|
Three TV commercials; one set in St. Louis, Missouri, another on Mount Washington, New Hampshire, and a quick review of telephone history.
Keywords: Communication: Telephone; Advertising: Television commercials; St. Louis, Missouri
Downloads: 21,582 (12 reviews)
|Benefits of Looking Ahead, The - Coronet Instructional Films|
Nick cannot plan ahead, but is convinced to do so after imagining himself as a drifter or a bum.
Keywords: Social guidance; Morality; Teenagers
Downloads: 13,730 (13 reviews)
|Failed TV Pilot: 'Little Amy' (Produced 1962)|
Failed TV Pilot called "Little Amy", produced 1962. This pilot is about a small child. Features some nice footage of early 60's house design.
Keywords: Classic TV; 60's TV; 1960's Television; Public Domain; 1962; Suburbia; Children
Downloads: 5,399 (12 reviews)
|Out of This World|
0696 PA8508 Out of This World
Downloads: 19,611 (15 reviews)
|Failed TV Pilot: 'Time Out for Ginger' (Unknown Year)|
A failed TV pilot called "Time Out for Ginger", based on the play of the same name. Slightly surreal and confusing, It's easy to see why this pilot wasn't turned into a series, Although this pilot is still watchable, with a special guest star that makes it worth downloading. Well below the standards of the time!
Keywords: Classic TV; Retro; Failed TV Pilot; Failed TV Pilots; TV; Television; Rare; Flop
Downloads: 7,826 (21 reviews)
|Touch of Magic, A - MPO Television Films, Inc.|
General Motors 1961 Motorama film presenting new cars, appliances and futuristic ideas at their most banal.
Keywords: Futurism; Automobiles: Advertising; Houses and homes: Kitchens
Downloads: 28,954 (21 reviews)
|As Boys Grow - Medical Arts Productions|
Sex education film aimed at teenage boys, with the coach as authority figure and teacher.
Keywords: Sex education; Children; Gender roles
Downloads: 294,042 (22 reviews)
|Century 21 Calling - Fairbanks (Jerry) Productions|
Romp through the futuristic landscape of the Seattle World's Fair, centered in the Bell System pavilion.
Keywords: World's Fairs: Seattle, 1962; Communication: Telephone; Futurism
Downloads: 69,935 (29 reviews)
|One Got Fat: Bicycle Safety - Interlude Films|
A group of children, all wearing ape masks, rides their bicycles to the park for a picnic. Along the way, all but one are eliminated for violating basic bike safety rules. This strange film was narrated by Edward Everett Horton. Script and Direction: Dale Jennings. Photography: Max Hutto. Art Direction: Ralph Hulett. With Dick Hutto, Janice Powell, Lucie Hagens, Ralph Hulett, Clyde L. Johnson, Dave Hembree, Colleen Hutto, Charles Hagens, Kevin Lindsay, Dan Whitehead, Don Moody, Diane Chambers, S...
Keywords: Bicycles; Safety: Bicycle; Animals: Apes
Downloads: 110,204 (41 reviews)
|Habit Patterns - Knickerbocker Productions|
"Goofus and Gallant"-style film on the misadventures of a teenage girl who is a victim of her own bad habits, with a harrowing and patronizing narration.
Keywords: Social guidance; Gender roles; Psychology
Downloads: 35,458 (37 reviews)